Long Island Aquatic Club’s age group standouts Cavan Gormsen and Tess Howley both posted best times at the team’s time trial meet.
Chong put up a time of 1:57.64 to erase her previous mark of 1:57.99 set in December.
Young sprinter David Curtiss is seeded in a tie for first in the 50 free, and he’ll race in heat one of the 50 free prelims this morning.
Emily Escobedo is the top seed in the women’s 100 breast tonight in Richmond, and she’ll try to hold off youngster Letitia Sim and pro Miranda Tucker.
17-year-old Arsenio Bustos was this morning’s fastest qualifier in the 100 breaststroke, but will scratch that race in favor of the 100 fly tonight.
The first full day of racing at the Richmond PSS gets underway this morning with heats of the 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM.
The combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.
The rankings aren’t final, as meet results are still trickling into the database. But the qualifying period has closed on the virtual Junior Championships.
Howley established a new personal best in the 200 fly, shaving .02 seconds off her previous best, which she had swum just 22 days ago.
Howley swam a 22.93, taking a nice-sized chunk of time off her previous best of 23.34, which she had established back December of 2018.
Last weekend, Claire Weinstein and Cavan Gorsmen lit up the distance swimming scene, while Tess Howley climbed the all-time list in the 15-16 200 butterfly.
Sacred Heart sophomore Tess Howley set a new Metro LSC Record with a blistering 52.33 swim in the 100 butterfly.
At the 2020 MR LIAC Cappy’s Big Race Invite, Long Island Aquatic Club’s Cavan Gormsen led a slew of fast swims, putting up a 4:43.85 in the 500 freestyle.
It’s been a big month for the Long Island Aquatic Club, under head coach Dave Ferris and his staff, with a slew of personal-best times in September.
Barriers were broken over the weekend at the Freedom Pool in NY where National Junior Team member Tess Howley (above) went 6-6 and lowered her 100 free time.